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Head cover

  • Place of origin:

    India (Western, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1855-1879 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven cotton, dip-dyed and tie-dyed

  • Museum number:

    7292(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Kerchief (head cover), cotton, dyed red, centre and borders dip-dyed in blue and tie-dyed in pink and white.

Place of Origin

India (Western, made)

Date

ca. 1855-1879 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woven cotton, dip-dyed and tie-dyed

Dimensions

Length: 94 cm, Width: 75 cm

Object history note

Transferred from India Museum 1879.

Historical context note

Intended for use as a head cover, a garment.

Descriptive line

Textile, head cover, tie-dyed and dip-dyed cotton, Western India, ca. 1855-1879

Materials

Cotton

Techniques

Tie-dyed; Woven

Categories

Textiles; Clothing; Hats & headwear; Parasol Foundation Trust Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project; India Museum

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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